Privacy Policy

The Reagan-Udall Foundation for FDA (RUF) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. RUF believes the best way to protect your privacy is to tell you what information we gather and ensure that you understand and consent to our uses of such information. We may occasionally modify the Privacy Policy and will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Demographic Information
While using the Internet, your web browser transmits some information to any website you are visiting, including the time and date, your IP address, geographic location, type of Web browser and referrer. Our servers are not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information (e.g. names and addresses) about our visitors. Unless specifically stated, no additional information will be collected about you. We compile statistics that show the daily number of visitors to our site, the daily requests for particular files on the site, the countries that requests are coming from, and browser and operating systems used. This information is used internally to help us improve the content and scope of the site. The statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Inquiries and Comments
When inquiries are emailed to us, we store the question and the email address so we can respond electronically. We do not identify publicly individuals who send questions or comments to our website. Information or opinions, whether the information is learned directly or incidentally, are kept confidential. Access to inquiries and comments is limited to RUF staff.

Database and Mailing List
RUF maintains control of any names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, or email addresses submitted by users of its website. This information is stored in our database and is accessible only by RUF staff. Any data containing personal identifiers (names, etc.) shall be kept in a secure area when not being used. Reasonable caution shall be exercised in limiting access to information to only those persons who are working with RUF, on a project or as a part of other organizational activities, and who have been instructed in the applicable confidentiality requirements for the organization. RUF does not rent, sell, or otherwise share its mailing list or database.

Links to Other Websites
Please note that our website contains links to and from other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites, and the information practices of those websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Third Parties
We have no third party advertisers on our website, and we DO NOT share personal information with third parties.

About the Reagan-Udall Foundation
The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization created by Congress to advance the mission of the FDA by advancing regulatory science and research. With the ultimate goal of improving public health, the Foundation provides a unique opportunity to bring all parties (FDA, Patient Groups, Academia, other Government entities, and Industry) to the table to work together in a transparent way to develop exciting new regulatory science.